Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC.

Breaking The News

BBC Radio Scotland panel show about the news. 196 episodes (19 series), 2015 - 2021. Stars Des Clarke and Jim Smith.

Series 17 - Corona Free Breaking the News

Des Clarke brings you the best of Scotland's award-winning satirical news quiz and to give everyone a break, this will be a Covid free zone.

Broadcast details

Friday 1st January 2021
BBC Radio Scotland
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Mark Nelson Guest
Jay Lafferty Guest
Tiffany Stevenson Guest
Gareth Waugh Guest
Raymond Mearns Guest
Fred MacAulay Guest
Rory Bremner Guest
Elaine Malcolmson Guest
Billy Kirkwood Guest
Felicity Ward Guest
Neil Delamere Guest
Ashley Storrie Guest
Jo Caulfield Guest
Jim Smith Guest
Susie McCabe Guest
Susan Riddell Guest
Jamie MacDonald Guest
Marc Jennings Guest
Ray Bradshaw Guest
Karen Bartke Guest
Lewis Macleod Guest
Liam Withnail Guest
Marjolein Robertson Guest
Amy Matthews Guest
Scott Agnew Guest
Andy Zaltzman Guest
Bruce Devlin Guest
Russell Kane Guest
Henning Wehn Guest
Mark Watson Guest
Alison Spittle Guest
Production team
David Flynn Producer
Lauren Mackay Producer

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